Average Financial Aid Counselor Salary

Average Financial Aid Counselor Salary

$38,399
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$30k
MEDIAN
$38k
90%
$50k

The average salary for a Financial Aid Counselor is $38,399

Base Salary
$30k - $50k
Bonus
$250 - $3k
Total Pay
$30k - $50k
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What Do Financial Aid Counselors Do?

Financial Aid Counselor Tasks
  • Counsel students and parents about self-help financial aid programs, eligibility requirements, and application processes.
  • Plan and perform financial aid workshops to staff and students.
  • Assist in the review of students' financial aid applications.
  • Coordinate and administer financial aid appeals.
  • Package, award, and disburse funds to students.
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Job Satisfaction for Financial Aid Counselor

3.7 out of 5
(85)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 85 responses, the job of Financial Aid Counselor has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.71 out of 5. On average, Financial Aid Counselors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
72.1%
Male
27.9%
This data is based on 190 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

75%

Vision

69%

None

11%